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2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
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Aug. 29: Heart of the West at Home Annual Dinner, Auction
Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020

Carousel Ranch announced plans for the 24th Annual Dinner, Auction, and Children’s Riding Demonstration set for Saturday, Aug. 29, starting at 6:00 p.m. The annual event, which in recent years has been held on the Ranch’s property, will transform into Heart of the West at Home offering guests a unique...

Artists Needed for ‘Artquinox’ Event in September
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019

Arts for Santa Clarita is looking for artists – musicians, actors, writers, visual artists and more – to participate in the next Artquinoxen event scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, at Eureka Village, the home of SCV Adventure Play Foundation. An “Artquinox” is a small, ticketed art event that...

June 22: Project Sebastian All Day Fundraiser
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

The inaugural California Batten Disease Awareness Weekend for Project Sebastian will be held at Vincenzo’s Pizza, Newhall location, Saturday, June 22, at 4:30 p.m. Project Sebastian is a local nonprofit organization raising funds and awareness for Batten Disease CLN8, which is a rare, fatal, degenerative...

Circle of Hope Names Laura Kirchhoff New Executive Director
Thursday, May 2, 2019

After announcing the retirement of Executive Director Pam Ripling, board members at Circle of Hope, Inc., launched an immediate search for a new Executive Director. While several excellent candidates were identified, the challenge was answered from within their own boardroom. Circle of Hope is excited...

ARTree News: Spring, Summer Schedule Announced; ARTree Founder Retires
Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019

The ARTree has released the schedule for its Spring & Summer classes. The local nonprofit also announced ARTree President and board member has retired from his position to pursue his own artistic endeavors. Late Spring & Summer classes: Junior Sampler – ARTree has another round of weekly...

Circle of Hope Executive Director to Retire
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019

Circle of Hope, Inc. announced Monday its Executive Director, Pam Ripling, is retiring and the organization is currently seeking her replacement. Ripling joined the Circle of Hope family in 2011 after an already impressive history of service within the Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit arena. She immediately...

Michael Hoefflin Foundation Seeking Toy Donations
Thursday, Nov 29, 2018

The Michael Hoefflin Foundation will be hosting a holiday party for its Foundation families on Sunday, Dec. 9. The Foundation is in need of toys for the party. Any donations of a new, unwrapped toy would be greatly appreciated. Donations can be brought to the Foundation office: 26470 Ruether Ave.,...

Annual Bridge to Home Fundraiser Brings in More than $100K
Thursday, Nov 22, 2018

Bridge to Home, the primary homeless services provider in the Santa Clarita Valley, wants to thank the community for their support of our annual Soup for the Soul fundraiser. The event, held Oct. 13, welcomed some 250 guests to the rooftop in Old Town Newhall. Between ticket sales, generous sponsorships...

Michael Hoefflin Foundation Seeking Donations for Holiday Baskets
Thursday, Nov 15, 2018

The Michael Hoefflin Foundation for children’s cancer is getting ready to celebrate the 2018 Holiday Season. Each year the Foundation provides a Holiday Basket for the families it serves to provide Hope, Help and Healing during the Holidays. This year, the Foundation will distribute approximately...

Nov. 29: Concert, Art Exhibit Benefiting SCV Senior Center

The Silvertone Singers, in an effort to raise funding for the new Senior Center set to open in Spring 2019, presents a concert focusing on the theme of “Money.” For a suggested donation of $5, you’ll enjoy such currency favorites as Money Makes the World Go ‘Round (from Cabaret), Buddy...

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2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally
1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 34 new deaths and 1,401 new cases of COVID-19, with 6,048 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 24th COVID-related death to date.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 24th Death at Henry Mayo; SCV Surpasses 6,000 Total Cases
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unhealthy for sensitive groups/individuals Saturday, Sept. 26, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for SCV
With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits, various public facilities located throughout the County, including Stevenson Ranch Library, will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers.
Stevenson Ranch Library to Serve as Emergency Cooling Center
The 2020 census is underway and it is your civic duty to participate, but beware of scammers using this opportunity to steal your personal information.
Residents Warned of 2020 Census Scam
The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold a virtual study session via Zoom, Thursday, Oct 1, at 4:00 p.m.
Oct. 1: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session
Foster youth in Santa Clarita have a new, dedicated place to study and receive homework help and tutoring. The local Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) organization has created The Study Place in response to the transition to online learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
FYI Debuts New ‘Study Place’ for Local Foster Youth to Support Online Learning
As part of State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond’s Education to End Hate initiative, California school districts and charter schools have begun applying for mini-grants now available to support educator training in the areas of anti-racism and bias.
Thurmond Announces Mini Grants Available to Provide Anti-Racism, Anti-Bias Educator Training
A crash involving multiple motorcycles Friday afternoon prompted a SigAlert on the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in the Stevenson Ranch area, according to first responders.
Multi-Motorycle Crash Prompts SigAlert on SB I-5
With the 2020 SCV Walk to End Alzheimer’s quickly approaching on Saturday, October 3, the planning committee and the California Southland Chapter Alzheimer’s Association would like to update everyone regarding the Walk Day events.
Oct. 3: 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Presents Hybrid Event, Drive-By ‘Promise Flower’ Display
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is proud to announce it has received $40,000 from the Walt Disney Company to provide increased access to youth sports, play opportunities and physical activity for kids and families and is launching a new Pop-Up and Play Mobile Recreation Program.
City Receives Funding to Support Youth Sports, Access to Play
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley beginning Sunday, Sept. 27 - Wednesday, Sept. 30.
Heat Alert Issued for SCV Beginning Sunday
Economic development services for arts-oriented small businesses, galleries and more are on the priority list for the 2021 Arts Commission Work Plan, a report Santa Clarita City Council members reviewed Tuesday.
City Council Reviews Priority List for 2021 Arts Commission Work Plan
The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region announces that current closure orders and fire prohibitions in California have been extended.
Forest Service Extends Closures at Angeles, Los Padres National Forests
SCV Water's Engineering and Operations Committee is scheduled to meet via teleconference on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 1: SCV Water’s Engineering & Operations Committee Teleconference Meeting
Valencia High Principal Pete Getz sent an alert out to the school’s families on Wednesday evening, regarding a report of a possible on-campus threat.
Possible On-Campus Threat Shuts Down Valencia High School
A former Cougar News reporter and College of the Canyons student was arrested in Kentucky Wednesday night while covering the Louisville protests that erupted after a grand jury’s decision not to issue a murder indictment against the officers in the Breonna Taylor case.
Former COC Student Reporter Arrested While Covering Louisville Protests
1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
Clampitt fire
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 39 new deaths and 1,165 new cases of COVID-19, with 5,933 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 790,640 Cases Statewide, 5,933 SCV Cases
The Pac-12 CEO Group announced Thursday that based upon updated Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee recommendations that take into account material changes to testing capabilities, the prevalence of COVID-19 and cardiac issues, along with updated state and local health official guidance, the Conference will resume its football, basketball and winter sport seasons.
Pac-12 to Resume Football, Basketball, Winter Sports Seasons
One of Zach Schroeder's greatest strengths as The Master's University's men's and women's cross country coach is his ability to map out an athlete's season in advance and then adjust on the fly, fine-tuning workouts so the runner performs best in the season's biggest moments. 
Mustangs Cross Country Adjusting to 2020 Scheduling Changes
When Scott Schauer opened the Santa Clarita Soccer Center nearly 26 years ago, he did it for a love of the sport.
Santa Clarita Soccer Center Says Goodbye
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Canyon Country man on suspicion of annoying or molesting a child with priors.
Canyon Country Man Arrested on Suspicion of Child Molestation